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dollars to join yahoo. world's cheapest car heading to the u.s. no frills car made by indian conglomerate sells there for about $3500. the company plans to add a few frills and sell it here for less than $10,000. chee-tos popular has high levels of salt, fat and artificial coloring some schools have banned it. >>> good morning. 61° if downtown san francisco partly cloudy light wind out of west at six across the bay in oakland 62° it is a mild start all around the bay couple 50s san jose 56 otherwise more 80s today and i'll let you in on the details, coming up. >>> 5:15. san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi is back on the job after a ten-month battle to keep his job. he says he's eager to move forward. a new year's eve domestic violence incident with his wife cost the sheriff his job for a while until he was reinstated last week. >> as much humble pie that i really want to eat and continue to profess and demonstrate that i'll be the sheriff that people elected me to be. >> the sherry's first full day at work came on the same day supervisors introduced domestic violence legislation and it
as well. >>> 5:10. >>> surprise decision in u.s. terror case. why an appeals court says prosecutors went overboard. >>> now you see it, now you don't. daring art heist that may be worth nothing at all. >>> we get four, five a day. >> those pesky robo calls. who is responsible, coming up. >>> high end holiday catalogue teams up with a nationwide >>> wednesday important from our roof camera clear 58° downtown across the bay also 58 in oakland, 62 in san jose. we'll see nothing but sun today and offshore winds will warm is up -- warm us up quickly. >>> lance armstrong has just announced that he will be stepping down as chairman of his live strong cancer-fighting charity. he makes this announcement following last week's u.s. anti-doping agency report detailing his widespread use of performance-enhancing drugs on his way to seven titles, 11 of his former teammates testified against him. he says he's leaving the position to limit damage from the ongoing scandal. armstrong's foundation was founded in 1997 to raise money to support cancer patients. armstrong himself a cancer survivor. >>> feder
loose seats and improperly installed clamp. u.s. auto sales up to highest level in more than four years, automakers led by toyota buyers need to replace aging vehicles and feel more confident about their jobs loans are cheaper and easier to get, we are not as confident about the economy birthrate fell for the year in a row it didn't fall as much as it has in recent years i am then the beer index shipment rising for the first time since the start of the recession sure sign that consumers particularly, young men are doing better men are doing better economically. [ female announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits on their own are amazing, but press out some biscuit dough, add some sauce and some pepperoni and cheese and monday's dinner is now a grands mini pizza party. pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. can dodge a question. honey, how'd that test go? [ female announcer ] in just 60 seconds, you've got snack-defying, satisfying totino's pizza rolls. mmmm. mmm hmmm. mmmm. [ female announcer ] it's on. let's roll. ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river a
demanding an immediate end to u.s. wars, occupieses and military assaults are planning a -- occupying shuns and military assaults are planning a rally where president obama will appear this afternoon. then a celebrity dinner and concert where the protest is planned. >>> traffic restrictions put in place near the hotel and civic auditorium. the president will announce establishment of cesar chavez national monument this morning. >> mitt romney moving his campaign from florida to virginia. preparing to deliver major foreign policy speech at the virginia military institute in lexington. he's expected to propose u.s. take a more assertive role in syria, tighten sanctions on iran he's looking to paint president obama as a weak leader who has limited influence on global fairs. >>> early voting in california begins this morning. vote by mail begins 29 days before the election, today. go to your down -- today is columbus day that means some offices will be closed. october 22nd is deadline to register. >>> anti-domestic violence advocates will gather in front of san francisco city hall to urge the b
of oakland filed federal lawsuit to try to present the u.s. justice department from vicking a medical marijuana dispensary. in july federal prosecutors served paper on the health center calling it a marijuana super store. the city's suit claims the justice department knew about harborside for years. the city says federal officials are overstepping by interfering with oakland's process. a hearing is scheduled for november 1st. >>> another arson fire in a west san jose neighborhood. cell phone video shows a blaze in a trash can. the fifth -- make it the 9th fire in two weeks. many homes back to the alley where residents park and there out trash. fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of a house fire that left a woman with severe burns. three other people inside this home -- [ unintelligible ] >>> state senator leno of san francisco calling for hearing into california's gas price crisis. he chairs senate committee on bay area transportation and says the sudden rise indicates problem with the state's 15 refineries. his committee will investigate worker safety as well. he say
in the months and weeks before attack. that attack on september 11th, killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens from the bay area and three other americans. >>> mitt romney's wife ann has been booked as a guest host on "good morning america" this morning. she is filling in for robin roberts who as you know is on extended medical leave, continuing to recover from her bone marrow transplant. ann will be sharing recipes from the romney household. >> cooking emergency. the grill is too hot. i'm here, i'm making welsh cakes my grandmother taught me how to make them. i'm teaching my grandchildren how to make them. >> you can catch ann romney on "good morning america" at 7:00. abc news is in discussions with the first lady for a similar guest appearance when her schedule allows. >>> let's check the forecast and see if lightning going to strike twice for us. >> possibly later this afternoon after this morning's round which is quickly dissipating. we are looking at emeryville camera down to the south you can see a little cloud cover. let's take a look at live doppler, one small radar return maybe a few drips
-0. bumgarner leads the tigers. >> and hurricane is headed straight for the u.s. for the eastern state have a major problem ahead a super storm. >> i'm mike nicco. here is a look at high temperatures today. back where we should be. mid to upper 60s along coast into san francisco. low to mid-70s for the rest of us. take a look at the rest of the country is looking like fall and early winter. denver, 38 and some snow. 70s along the eastern seaboard as the hurricane bears down on the carolinas. could cause some delays but no delays here at home. in case you are traveling, use our flight tracker at abc7ne [ taste buds ] donuts, donuts, donuts! who are these guys? oh, that's just my buds. bacon, donuts. -my taste buds. -[ taste buds ] waffles. how about we try this new kind of fiber one cereal? you think you're going to slip some fiber by us? rookie. okay. ♪ nutty clusters and almonds, ♪ ♪ almonds. ♪ fiber one is gonna make you smile. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing new fiber one nutty clusters and almonds. with 43% daily value of fiber for you. crunchy nutty clusters and real almond
. >>> plus, the important deadline the u.s. postal service could not deliver on. why the future is looking murkier this morning. >>> milestone for digital disc that [ taste buds ] donuts, donuts, donuts! who are these guys? oh, that's just my buds. bacon, donuts. -my taste buds. -[ taste buds ] waffles. how about we try this new kind of fiber one cereal? you think you're going to slip some fiber by us? rookie. okay. ♪ nutty clusters and almonds, ♪ ♪ almonds. ♪ fiber one is gonna make you smile. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing new fiber one nutty clusters and almonds. with 43% daily value of fiber for you. crunchy nutty clusters and real almond slices for your taste buds. >>> time for our california forecast heat building up from with beaches in the 70s, 80s, 90s bay, 90s 100s inland more 100s through the central valley doppler is dry across the state. 100 in l.a. today, 86 san diego, 108 palm springs, tahoe 81°. big sur 87 today, not only are the beaches around here going to be warm also down to our south. want to talk about, 49,000, that's how much you can win if you go to our
on the u.s. consulate in libya and the death of the ambassador with strong ties to the bay area. e-mail putting the obama administration in the hot seat. >>> daily coffee fix, the new research revealing have you heard of the new dialing procedure for the 408 and 669 area codes? no, what is it? starting october 20, 2012, if you have a 408 or 669 number, you'll need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm calling a 408 number? you'll still need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number. so when in doubt, dial it out! >>> good morning. low clouds and fog pulling back across the bay area throughout the afternoon going to provide sunny skies, tahoe 65 and sunny, low 70s big sur and we will be looking at a sun and cloud mix today. low clouds and fog all wait to our inland valleys, cool, another cool afternoon with sunshine -- likes like more marine layer mixes out over the weekend. >>> 5:48. new this morning, abc news has obtained internal e-mail indicating the state department denied major security request
in boca raton, florida it was all about foreign policy, supposed to be. president obama said the u.s. and allies have imposed crippling sanctions on iran to halt nuclear weapons development. romney answered saying the u.s. should have done more. he said repeatedly we are four years closer to a nuclear iran. candidates clashed over military spending. >> navy is smaller now than any time since 1917. >> the president: governor we also have fewer horses and bayonets because the nature of our military has changed. >> reporter: fact checkers say romney was wrong about the military being smaller. there are slightly more ships active now than at the low point under president george w. bush. president obama's bayonet response prompting a spike in google searches for the record the army and marines do still use bayonets. of note, campaigning today, eric mentioned that romney will be in colorado he's wrapping up in colorado with a rally with kid rock. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >> >>> alameda county sheriff's office will release more information about a woman found dead in a burning castro vall
following poor u.s. corporate results announced yesterday. japan's nikkei closed down 30 points, hang gained 66 points amid positive economic news about china's improveing manufacturing industry. >>> picking up the pace on the campaign trail. president obama and mitt romney will spend nearly 24 hours stumping today. romney's party has damage control after a republican senate candidate makes controversial remarks. katie marzullo is in the newsroom. this is like deja vu all over again. >> reporter: it is, this happened recently on the topic of abortion. the candidates' scheduled would make your head spin. but the camp has -- the romney cam has hit a bump in the road because of what someone else said. indiana republican senate candidate richard murdoch opposed to abortion said in a debate last night that even in the case of rape a baby is god's intention. the comment has outraged pro-choice, romney released a statement saying he does not share murdoch's view point many romney coming off big rally in colorado. president obama released 20-page booklet outlining his agenda for the next four years.
and it is free. >>> 5:55. >>> u.s. financial markets still paralyzed by sandy closed for a second day. >> reporter: good morning u.s. stock markets closed again today the first time that has happened two days in a row since 1888, parts of the city underwater, entire neighborhoods without power last night city officials said they were dealing with 10,000 911 calls per hour. connecticut analysis says insured losses may exceed six billion dollars with the bulk in new york, new jersey, pennsylvania and maryland. total damages at as high as 20 billion dollars. sandy impacting the nation's energy markets too. refineries in the storm's path forced to temporarily shutdown or lower output help push crude oil down to a three month low yesterday. people flooded into home improvement chains and hardware stores to get ready for sandy. analysts at citigroup forecasting dramatic drop in foot traffic over the next week this may result in 3% drop in u.s. november retail sales. >>> screening for breast cancer saves lives. experts say it could cause more harm than thought. panel says mammograms saved th
nominee, paul ryan, attacked mr. obama for not doing enough to strengthen the u.s. economy. not so says the president. he pointed to his bailout of the u.s. auto industry. >> i bet on american workers and american engine newty, and three years later that bet is paying off in a big way. >> and the president is betting on star power to bolter his re-election chances. bruce springsteen will stump for the president in new york. >>> the next presidential debate will be tuesday at hofstra university in new york. this one will have a town hall format. abc7 will carry it live at 6:00 p.m. >>> now as the candidates prepare for this week's debate, does either party have the edge? coming up at 8:00, this week looks at where things stand after the vice presidential debate. the debate moderator lad cats joins george to break it all down. don't miss this week with george stephanopoulos this morning at 8:00 here on abc7. >>> californians like online voting registration but that might not be good news for republicans. more than 400,000 californians have registered to vote online in the first three week
sandusky's friends and family. >>> abc news has learned the u.s. ambassador in libya wanted soldiers to stay with him after their deployment was scheduled to end in august. department official says the request was granted in february, u.s. ambassador stephens and three other americans were killed in an attack in benghazi september 11th. today the top terrorism adviser will visit libya. >>> uc berkeley graduate the first american to win this year's nobel prize in physics. david wineland on your right shares award with serge haroche of france. both were honored this morning. the royal swedish academy of scientists crediting the pair for opening the door to new experiments in quantum physics. >>> 10 minutes from now, a daredevil will attempt to set the extreme skydiving record parachuting from the edge of space. here's a live look at the launch site in roswell, new mexico, you see the equipment being made ready last minute preps for felix baum garner's death defying feat. scheduled to happen at 6:00, just less than 10 minutes from now. a giant balloon will lift his capsule to 120 to,000
san francisco is the second most conjested u.s. city up from the number five position. only los angeles is worse. the navigation systems maker found travel times are 29% longer during peak commute hours. avoid driving on thursdays if you can that's most conjested day in the bay area. >> i love questions like this, do you get wetter running or walking through the rain? that and other burning questions are part of a new exhibit at the tech museum. the tv show mythbusters is showing off zany experiments, -- the exhibit is geared for kids but like the show it piques adults' curiosity. >> you see a kid come up to the station and start experimenting and the adult watches and then they are like wait a minute i figured this out, get out of the way let me try this. >> here's one more test you can try that you can do at home, mythbusters opens tomorrow, geared towards young people many of whom have never seen a phone booth. >> i'm going to guess walking. you get wetter walking through the rain. >> oh you want the answer? i'll find that out and we'll give it to you after mike's weather cas
parties. >>> memorial services for the u.s. ambassador killed in libya will be held at san francisco city hall tomorrow. chris stevens died in an attack in benghazi last month he graduated from uc berkeley and uc hastings school of law. among dignataries attending thomas pickering has been asked by the state department to head up the probe, senator feinstein expected to be in attendance. the memorial will be held in the rotunda at san francisco's city hall open to the public and set to start 4:30 tomorrow afternoon. >>> bitter political fight in san jose between police union and some city officials growing hotter. supporters of the union and officers held a news conference yesterday to denounce a mailer from councilwoman herrera, blaming the police union for slow response times and making fewer arrests when crime is spiking. speakers say herrera knows the force has been cut and is playing on emotion. >> i said it before and i will say it again, there's no place for the politics of fear in the city. this councilmember needs to be formally reprimanded. >> what the mailer addressed is the po
times" reported the u.s. and iran have agreed to one-on-one talks over its nuclear program. >> now iran thinks they can go faster and harder than they used to think. >> reporter: the white house quickly denied a meeting is set, but added it is open to one-on-one talks. >> enforcing instead of sanctions to a point that iran's economy is on its knees. >> reporter: president obama has been preparing for the debate at camp david. mitt romney in florida. where he gave in advice during a football game. >> figure out which of their players is best and take 'em out early. >> reporter: new poll she's shows the president has a five point lead, -- >> the question is how much? >> reporter: instead of circling each other the candidates will be sitting for what many consider a make or break moment with two weeks until election day. while this debate is going to be focused on foreign policy both campaigns say they will try to turn the discussion back to the economy because that still is the number one topic that most voters are worried about still. brandi hitt, abc7 news. >>> tonight's debate is set t
was on a plane and bound for the u.s. a waiting trial with him are two other suspects accused of participating in the bombings of two american embassies in africa in 1998. 224 people died in those attacks, including twelve americans. two more men faced a judge in new haven. they reportedly used a connecticut internet service provider to raise cash and recruit and equip terrorists, including members of al-qaeda. abc news, new york. >> israel scrambled tighter jets to intercept a drone that crossed deep into israeli airspace this week. it was shot down over the country's southern desert. it is believed to be launchedly hezbollah out of lebanon. >>> concern is growing for a ten-year old colorado girl that has been missing now for two days. jessica ridgway was last seen friday morning walk to go school. police believe she's been kidnapped. 400 volunteers turned out yesterday to search for jessica. police say she walked to a nearby park every morning to go to school. but friday jessica never showed up. >>> the rare fungal meningitis outbreak across the u.s. has now killed seven people. the outbreak
. two years ago his 52-year-old wife bore his first child also a boy. two is all he wants. >>> u.s. interior department designated five historic landmarks in california two in the bay area one is take's bay in marin county where sir francis drake landed more than 400 years ago. his voyage helped solidify england as a global power. the other is the old san francisco post office and courthouse. now the james browning court of appeals building. built at the turn of the 20th century. interior department says it is difficult to overstate its architectural significance. >>> following breaking news in the east bay, body discovered in a burning home. why police are treating this as a crime scene. >>> a search son now for a teenaged girl reported -- missing. >>> the outside help oakland police could soon be asking for. >> temperatures from the 70s along the coast 80 possible there definitely 80s around the bay most inland valleys east bay possibility of 90s around fairfield, antioch and livermore. traveling around the country not this warm anywhere else. 92 phoenix. 60s for most of the east
with iran one day before the debate. they said it's not true and the u.s. will continue to work with the u.n. to resolve the issues. in the meantime president obama and mitt romney are preparing for tomorrow's showdown in florida. here's abc news reporter karen traverse with the details. >>> with the presidential contenders getting ready for monday night's debate, the campaigning fell to their running mates. vice president biden stumped in florida. >> i don't blame that baby's surprise. that baby knows what's in store for him or her if romney wins. >> while they rallied supporters in ohio. >> we are going to put people back to work because in 7 days we are going to elect mitt romney the next president of the united states of america. >> the president and mitt romney are off the trail prepping for their third and final debate. >> this one i think matters because it's in effect the tiebreaker. >> the monday night showdown will focus on for yen policy which has taken a back seat to the economy and other domestic issues. but a contentious exchange over libya in the last debate suggested a pote
flooded. storm causing billions in property damage could take 25 billion dollars off u.s. economic growth in quarter the damage could mean jobs for some looking for work as the east coast starts picking up the pieces demand for construct workers will pick up resulting in more work and better pay for some. makers of roofing supplies and other companies may see a pick-up in business along with self-storage companies. total property damage could reach 40 billion dollars, spending on reconstruction can total up to 30 billion. homeowners struggling after sandy, fannie mae and freddie mac may allow some areas to skip making mortgage payments for up to a year because of storm damage. i'm jane king. >>> for the second time in a week a california surfer has been attacked by a shark. yesterday's attack happened near eureka, leaving a 25-year-old critically injured. look at his board, that tells the story. last week a southern california surfer was killed by a great white, the surfer in yesterday's attack is in fair condition. he owes his life to two fellow surfers one is an emergency medical tech.
of government run slowly. the u.s. epa rarely grants state waivers. last one was after hurricane catrina. because california has special restrictions to ensure we have the cleanest gasoline in the world, the state must sign off first. >> you have another layer of government activity that has to take place legally. >> as painful as the prices are, not everyone thinks california should switch to winter blend so soon when temperatures can still be on the high side. just this week parts of the state suffered through a heat wave when summer fuels can help fight off health damaging pollution. >> the cleaner gasoline is a key control measure. it cuts the emission that is causes smog and sends people to hospitals and emergency rooms. >> with the exxon factory back on line, supplies should increase. wholesale prices dropped 40 do 350 cents but it won't be reflected at the pump until next week so expect prices to stay high a few more days. long-term the oil industry said california needs to expand infrastructure, build nor refineries, pipeline and storage but that's not as easy as it seems. >> the
are calculated. the u.s. supreme court said it's okay to give unlimited amounts of money to ballot measures. >> i think it's telling voters that the initiative process isn't for everyone. when you see this many well think people crowded on one ballot together putting in these giant sums of money, it's unprecedented. >> we work with charles munger on the redistricting reform. >> he took a lot of money from charles during a previous election because he couldn't get government reform through the elect you are. the group says someone has to pay for all those ads and campaign efforts. >> to qualify a ballot measure takes an an incredible amount of time and money needed for the signatures required by the constitution. >> but money doesn't amounts win. the california voter foundation said voters only approve a third of initiatives because it's harder to convince people to vote yes. >> you can buy your way on to the ballot but you cannot buy the voters' votes. >> the humane society of the united states got prop 2 passed in 2008 largely on a grass roots effort and now hands have to have more room in their
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